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COLLADA (.dae) is a 3D content format based on xml managed by the Khronos Group. COLLADA was designed to act as an exchange format between different applications.

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Exporting to Collada --> Loss of Transparency

I created an object with glass-like appearance upon rendering using raytracing in blender, but when I export to collada, the material's transparency doesn't seem to be transferred. Is there any way I ...
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Animation smoothness and correctness when exporting

I have a very low-poly model with an armature, animated with 4 key-frames over a cycle that I want to repeat seamlessly and smoothly. In Blender itself, I get a mostly smooth rotation, but with a ...
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How to apply and export baked cycles textures.

so I have successfully baked a texture onto my object in cycles. Is this new image texture already applied as a texture? When exporting, for example, with collada, it's recommended to export from the ...
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How to Stop Join From Creating Doubles of Objects?

Situation I am trying to import a Collada model with many individual pieces to Blender. I have thus far successfully imported the model, added color to the individual parts, and I am now trying to ...
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Texture transparency problem when exporting collada file

I seem to be having problems with my dae objects. I have some space farms and the transparency on the glass is just made using a texture. It looks fine when rendered in blender: But it's for an iOS ...
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How to export materials to collada file correctly?

I am now using Blender 2.8 and create my own model, I add a new material and link an image texture node to its color channel. However, when I try to export it to a collada file, and reimport it, the ...
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Importing/exporting animation into Blender using Collada

Have an issue with importing/exporting animation into Blender using Collada. Steps taken: Export character from Mixamo with simple walk cycle in .dae format Import file into Blender. The result is ...
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Blender export collada with normal map

I'm trying to export a collada file including maps, diffuse and specular work fine but normal map doesn't, I'm using the blender internal, I know exporting from cycles doesn't work, I check 'include ...
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Rename bones name

I want to export a scene to collada to load it in Android openGl ES2, if I have many meshes each one has its own armature I noticed the root bone of all armatures by default called Bone, in collada I ...
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Collada Export confusion

I make a simple animation in Blender and export to Collada format. Everything looks the way I would hope for. There is 1 <animation> for each bone consisting of input/output/interpolation arrays....
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Blender as a Python Module: Import COLLADA

I followed this post to install blender as a python module. I realize that this isn't officially supported, but I thought I'd ask for help anyways. I'm trying to import a COLLADA (.dae) file. In ...
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Using 3D Warehouse models in Blender (Sketchup - Collada - Import)

There is an incredible wealth of 3D models available on Google's 3D Warehouse. Unfortunately these models come in Sketchup format. I have read a lot of tutorials on this, and everybody seems to praise ...
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Collada exporter generates too many UVs

I have a model with only 98 vertices. When I export it to Collada with Blender 2.64, it generates a Cube_001-mesh-map-0-array with 768 entries, that is, 384 UVs. I've checked the UV map, but it doesn'...
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Exporting a material with multiple diffuse textures in COLLADA format

I need a Blender export format that handles materials with multiple diffuse textures in it. Specifically, I want to export a mesh with a single material and two diffuse textures and a single stencil ...
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How to hide edges/viewport after import from Warehouse (Sketchup/Collada)

I'm trying to use models from 3d Warehouse inside my Blender scene. So I'm downloading them in Collada (.dae) format instead of Sketchup formats since Blender can import dae. Problem is that they are ...
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Problem with importing DAE file

I tried to import a DAE file but THIS happened. WHY...?
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Missing parts of the model when importing as Collada (DAE)

I use Collada files from SketchUp. When I import them into Blender some times import goes as intented but sometimes it imports only part of it. Here is for example you can see this chair. The right ...
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Why can't I import .dae or .obj?

I am using Blender 2.79b on Windows 10. I am trying to import a Collada File by going to File > Import > Collada. I selected the collada file, but nothing is imported. There are no error messages, ...
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Can't export UV Map Collada

When I export my Blender file to collada file. The image texture is not exported. I tried all possible export options. Does anyone of you guys have an idea why I can't get a collada file which is ...
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Location Modifiers gets lost after exporting to collada

I'm trying to import an 3D-Model which I have created with blender. My goal is to resize the 3D Frame accordingly programmatically with the help of an armature. I could achieve this within blender ...
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Transparencies Affecting Export

I have a very complex model that unfortunately I cannot share. It is fully texturized and looks perfect in the 3D window. However, the material and texture assignments seem to have something wrong. ...
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Missing parts or texture when importing sketch-up model in Blender

Disclaimer: I am everything but a Blender expert. When I go to https://www.shapenet.org/taxonomy-viewer to the car category and click on a model and click on Source I end up on 3dwarehouse.sketchup ...
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What kinds of animations can be exported to SceneKit?

Blender offers many ways to animate a scene, but some of these do not seem to get exported to the COLLADA (.dae) format that can be consumed by Apple SceneKit. Which approaches to animation can be ...
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Exporting a range of keyframes to COLLADA

I've imported mocap data to Blender to clean, and am now trying to break the animation into multiple COLLADA files. I have two strategies, but I don't know if they are possible. Export a specific ...
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Collada Importer Issues: Missing Bones

Whenever I import Collada/DAE files into Blender, they're always missing bones. However, if I import them into Maya, the bones are clearly there. Would anyone know what causes this and any solutions ...
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Maya to Blender

I am currently looking for a way to export from Maya 2017 to Blender. In most instances, Collada (.DAE) and FBX have proved reliable for what I'm doing, but with these files it appears to be ...
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Import DAE (collada) does nothing

I am importing a DAE file (a couple of different ones, acutally) and in both cases I get nothing in my scene. The Blender Scene shows only render Layers and World, no geometry or objects. How do we ...
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Make groups of a mesh and export it into COLLADA file

I'm trying to create groups inside an existing mesh. I want to have those groups exported in order to referenciate them and change its properties in the game engine (I'm using SceneKit right now). I ...
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Collada Armature Export

I am having trouble with exporting a rigged model to Collada. It mostly exports correctly with exception for objects which use armature. I baked the animation for all the bones, so there are no ...
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FBX vertex weight import problem

I am getting a distortion with a rigged mesh due to the way that Blender imports FBX files. This is due to some kind of loss of accuracy that occurs while importing the vertex weights. Here is a ...
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Importing objects as .dae in Xcode and using textures on them

I am beginning to learn how to model 3d models for games and am having troubles figuring out how this should be done. When googling I realized that most people use Collada exported files and that ...
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Trying to export Ocean Modifier animation as collada file

I'm relatively new to Blender and thus don't have much experience. I'm attempting to make an ocean animation in Blender, which I have figured out via keyframing. However, when I attempt to export it ...
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Collada file size

I am a hardened cinema 4d user and am using blender to bring in fbx files and export out as collada using the open collada engine within blender. My problem is I have a 20meg c4d file, a 20meg fbx ...
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COLLADA export tangent and binormal

Is it supported with the latest version of Blender? If so, how do I get the tangent and binormal information exported? I did find a "roadmap" of sorts for the COLLADA exporter feature in Blender 2.5,...
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Why does importing from a .dae or .fbx format result in loss of animation?

I've got a scene of about 30 nulls moving around in either LightWave or Softimage. I export either a dae or fbx file from one of those apps, import into Blender. The nulls are in the correct ...
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Importing into Blender a Collada export (.dae file) from Sketchup

I am trying to import a Sketchup model (.skp file) into Blender and then later on into Unity. First, I did the default Collada export, but upon importing the ...
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How to export animations as animation clips to a colladae file

I am newer than new to blender and i want to export multiple animations In page 48 and 49 of the colladae 1.4 docs it specifies animations clips can be used to specify multiple diffrent animations as ...
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How do i export to Collada without losing smoothing groups?

I've been trying to export something to .dae for a target program whose creator is still working on .fbx support, and rather than bother him to import this new version of something that he already did ...
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Can't import characters and animations from mixamo

I'm new to blender and I can't seem to understand where I'm going wrong with this. So I made a landscape, and wanted to import a character from mixamo. I downloaded the character with a simple ...
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Export Collada files with texture and animation

I'm new Blender user and I'm trying to import a collada file with texture and animation, then change only the texture and finally export the new file. When I open the exported file it's deconfigured. ...
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Where is the Collad exporter window in Blender?

I was reading the manual for Blender and I saw that there is a section just for Collada Exporting. I am trying to find this dropdown spinner/window in Blender. I looked under the addons tab under ...
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How to export image as a plane to .dae/collada file, while maintaining transparencies (Blender version 2.79,2.8,2.9) for STK/AGI software?

I am trying to make a rocket exhaust .dae/collada object for a trajectory software called AGI/STK. A muzzle flash would be the same thing. I can import a .png file with transparencies into blender ...
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Export Collada .dae files with armatures properly?

Exporting .dae files from Blender 2.8 or 2.9 always works fine when I only export meshes. But if I create a model consisting of separate meshes in Blender 2.8 or 2.9, and add an armature to it, and ...
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How can I properly bake my textures properly?

MAC OS Mojave Blender 2.82 Hi everyone! I discovered what I got wrong, blender does not export material files. You have to bake it yourself and then save a .png file to apply in your separate program....
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We are unable to find animation of exported object as Collada (.dea) if animation is a modifier animation while using Blender 2.82

We exported an object with an animation as "dea" and imported in other application to use. Object's animation was movement animation. It worked great. Then we changed animation type and made a ...
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Collada(DAE). How to deal with chains

I wanted to ask how the blender can handle chains in the joint structure. The structure of the file look like that: In 3ds Max everything is working fine, but in a blender, the chains seem to break ...
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How to use pycollada module without install in blender? (Addon)

I'm trying to figure out how to use the pycollada module inside an addon without installing the module on Blender, so I have a root folder called pycollada-master, which contains everything needed. I ...
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How to examine a collada file loaded in blender ? (Python)

By doing various tests and using bpy.ops.wm.collada_import(), there are compatibility problems between some software with the ...
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Box Jelly animation to Collada dae

I need animated box, so it jiggles like jelly. I tried everything I found, but I can not get the solution. I need to export it to .dae (collada), so I would be able to add it to Xcode - SceneKit. I ...
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Exporting .dae file from Blender and import it on Processing

What I am trying to do is export from Blender a .dae file of an animated object and then import this file on processing and use it there. I created a rotating cube, baked action and exported it as ....